Portland Real Estate Suburb Reports

We write regular reports on each Portland suburb’s real estate market including current performance and forecasts, as well as informational posts.

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Top 5 Most Affordable Portland, Oregon Suburbs: 2023 Report

April 7, 2023

For those looking to buy a home in 2023, the prospect may seem daunting when facing high mortgage interest rates and rising prices. But in fact, the housing market of 2023 is much cooler overall than last year and prices have currently stabilized. They are projected to rise only slightly in the spring compared to recent years and begin to drop again in the fall. So the conditions for buying a home this year may be more favorable than you think. We have observed the trend of home buyers preferring the suburbs over the city of Portland over the last few years, and their popularity has naturally led to rising prices as buyers compete for available homes. As a result,...

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Lake Oswego, Oregon Real Estate Market, 2023 Update

March 31, 2023

Each month we highlight the real estate market of one of Portland’s many desirable suburbs in our Portland Suburb Real Estate Market Reports. This month we will take a look at the desirable Lake Oswego, which lies 8 miles south of Portland in an area known for its natural beauty, thanks to its namesake, Lake Oswego, which is surrounded by parks and provides residents with access to endless water activities. Lake Oswego also boasts a highly rated public educational system and its neighborhoods exude a sense of community. Our focus with this article is to provide an overview of the current real estate market conditions in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Lake Oswego Real Estate Inventory has Stabilized Inventory in Lake Oswego is starting...

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Newberg, Oregon Real Estate Market, 2023 Update

March 3, 2023

We like to stay informed on the real estate market activity in Portland’s suburbs and share our findings with you in our Portland Suburb Real Estate Market Reports. In this article we bring our focus to the suburb of Newberg, which lies 24 miles southwest of Portland and offers an appealing rural lifestyle with easy access to the city’s amenities. Voted #4 by USA Today in their ranking of the 10 Best Small Town Food Scenes in 2022, and known as the “Gateway to Oregon’s Wine Country” with a number of vineyards in its lush countryside, Newberg holds plenty of appeal. In this article, we’ll focus on how the real estate market is performing in Newberg, Oregon. Newberg is Experiencing a Decline in Real...

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Bethany, NW Portland Real Estate Market 2023 Report

January 23, 2023

Bethany is a highly desirable NW Portland suburb-like (it is not its own city, it is a unincorporated community) located in Washington County where among other benefits, residents enjoy lower housing and income taxes than Multnomah County while retaining a Portland address. As an additional perk, it is served by the highly rated schools of the Beaverton school district, with two of its high schools ranked among the top ten public high schools in Oregon. The sprawling 260-acre Rock Creek Campus of Portland Community College is also located here, featuring woodlands, wetlands, and grasslands with walking trails and a farm that is open to the public. (Image is Sunset Over Bethany Lake by Jared White, lic. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0...

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Canby, Oregon Real Estate Market Update and 2023 Forecast

November 11, 2022

Canby, Oregon is a city in Clackamas County, south of Portland, with a population of about 18,000. It was named after Edward Canby, a Civil War general and platted in 1870. Canby has its own downtown shopping center with a mix of highly rated restaurants, bars, and retail shops. The city has plenty of parks, a cinema, swim center, museum, library, skate park, and more. Little known fact, Canby has its own ferry that transports cars and passengers across the Willamette River to Wilsonville, Oregon. With all of these quaint amenities, it is no wonder Canby, Oregon is a desirable place to live and its real estate market outperforms the city of Portland proper. While Portland’s home prices have started...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Corbett, Oregon

October 21, 2022

Located just off the Columbia River Historic Highway between the Sandy River and Crown Point, Corbett, Oregon sits twenty miles east of Portland. Known for its close proximity to stunning waterfalls and famous landmarks, this quiet little burg of 2,300 residents is one of Portland’s many desirable suburbs offering a serene lifestyle next to nature. We took a close look at Corbett to see what it has to offer and discovered these five notable aspects of this unique locale. 5. Corbett Boasts Renowned Attractions and Landmarks Okay, maybe you did know about this one. It’s impossible to miss. Cruise down the Columbia River Highway to Corbett and you’ll be wrapped in one of Corbett’s biggest and most stunning attractions—The Columbia...

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McMinnville, Oregon Real Estate Market Update and 2023 Forecast

October 19, 2022

Each month we provide updates on the real estate market in a particular Portland suburb. This month, we’re focusing on McMinnville. Sitting at the confluence of the North and South forks of the Yamhill River with a population of 34,666, McMinnville, Oregon serves as the county seat for Yamhill County. Brimming with wineries and vineyards, in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this livable little burb is home to Linfield University. Read on to learn more, then take a look at our interactive home search map to see all the homes for sale in McMinnville. Real Estate Prices in McMinnville are Dropping According to Fidelity National Title, the current average sales price in McMinnville is $580K. The Realtor.com graph for...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Tigard, Oregon

October 12, 2022

Tigard is a flourishing city that embraces recreation, local history, and arts and culture. We thought we’d take a look at this thriving Portland suburb and share some of its features you may not be aware of. Before we get to the details, here’s an overview. Located only ten miles south of Portland in Washington County with a population of 54,500, Tigard is a land-locked community on 11.69 square miles. First occupied for thousands of years by the Alfalati, a band of the Kalapuya, descendants of which remain in the area as members of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, the city was first named Tigardville after Wilson Tigard, one of its early settlers. In 1907, the railroad shortened the...

Sandy, Oregon Real Estate Market Update and 2023 Forecast

September 14, 2022

Every month, in addition to our regular Portland real estate market update, we provide a real estate market update on a local Portland suburb, to give you the full picture of what’s happening in the world of real estate across the metro area. This month, we’re looking at the quiet suburb of Sandy, gateway to Mt. Hood. Less than 30 miles southeast of Portland, Sandy has a population of 12,743 and offers a lot more to both residents and visitors than initially meets the eye. It’s true that this unassuming little burg’s main street is the main thoroughfare that will take you from Portland to Mt. Hood. But there’s plenty to see and do in and around Sandy itself. Take,...

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Sherwood, Oregon Real Estate Market Update

August 10, 2022

We stay on top of all real estate market activity in Portland’s suburbs and report our findings to you in our Portland Suburb Real Estate Market Reports. The suburb of Sherwood, just 16 miles southwest of Portland, offers a unique lifestyle with easy access to city amenities, and we’ve deemed it one of the safest suburbs in the Portland metro area. In this article, we’re reporting on how the real estate market is performing in Sherwood, Oregon. Sherwood, Oregon Decline in Real Estate Inventory According to Fidelity National Title, as with pretty much all of Portland’s other suburbs, inventory in Sherwood is low, holding it in this perpetual seller’s market we’ve seen for the past two years. Sherwood’s Real Estate...